Don’t miss this must-attend event held only twice a year! 

At the Partner Showcase meet over 45 Choose Chicago exhibiting partners and discover new products and services to help you provide an unparalleled experience for your customers. 

Network directly with key contacts and learn about our partner hotels, restaurants, event venues, tours and attractions, event suppliers and more at this mini trade show style event. 

Thursday, May 17, 2018 
11:00am - 1:30pm 

McCormick Place West Building - Gate 40 
2301 S. Indiana Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616 

Room W181 

Click here to view a list of exhibiting partner organizations. 
This event is complimentary. 
Must RSVP 
Please Note: This invitation is to attend the event, not to exhibit.

Join us at our June Partner Educational/Networking Event

Come learn about the top 10 tourism developments in 2018 and beyond that will directly shape and impact the visitor experience in Chicago. From the Blues Experience Museum and new Chicago Architecture Center to the Odyssey Chicago River and Museum of Science and Industry’s “Science of Pixar Exhibit”, we’ve assembled some of Chicago’s most passionate story tellers to share these exciting updates in a very personal way. 

Rick Korgan

Rick Kogan – Emmy Award Winning Chicago Tribune Columnist, Radio Host of WGN-AM 720 “After Hours with Rick Kogan” and Author of a dozen books including “A Chicago Tavern, the history of the Billy Goat”

Geoffrey Baer

Geoffrey Baer – Emmy Award Winning Public Television writer, producer and program host currently seen on PBS primetime series “10 that Changed America”, WTTW’s flagship news program “Chicago Tonight”, as well as other local programs and special features.

Tim Samuelson

Tim Samuelson – City of Chicago Official Cultural Historian, has lectured and written extensively on Chicago history and architecture, and has been featured in numerous internationally broadcast documentaries, including "Nova", "Omnibus" and "The American Experience".

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
8:00am-9:00am: Registration/Breakfast/Networking – Chicago Room
9:00am-10:15am: Presentation - Auditorium

Chicago History Museum
1601 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614

Cost: Complimentary

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Choose Chicago prides itself on finding creative ways to strengthen our coalition of partner organizations. Whether it's through a business relationship developed at one of our networking events or by expanding your marketing know-how at an educational seminar, we are committed to organizing effective ways to unite the visitor industry.

Have an idea for an event? Or are you interested in hosting one of these events at your venue? Please contact Lori Adlesick, Vice President, Industry Relations & Special Events at



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